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    Peace Possible: Russia, Ukraine Reach Deal
    Feb12

    Peace Possible: Russia, Ukraine Reach Deal

    MINSK, Belarus—Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east for control of the Russian border by the end of the year under a peace deal hammered out Thursday in all-night negotiations between Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany The deal was full of potential pitfalls,...

    Marathon talks result in Ukraine peace deal
    Feb12

    Marathon talks result in Ukraine peace deal

    The deal, however, requires the Ukrainian parliament to give wide powers to the eastern regions as a condition for restoring Ukraine’s full control over the border. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday
    Feb12

    Marathon talks produce Ukraine peace deal; cease-fire Sunday

    By YURAS KARMANAU read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece
    Feb12

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece

    By KEN SWEET read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine ceasefire agreement could finally allow for the Mistral warship deal
    Feb12

    Ukraine ceasefire agreement could finally allow for the Mistral warship deal

    The apparent success in negotiations over a ceasefire agreement for Ukraine could lead France to grant permission for the delivery of Mistral-class warships to Russia “as early as next week”, according to Russian media. Independent newswire Interfax quotes a military-diplomatic source as saying that the agreement of the ceasefire deal...

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece
    Feb12

    Markets rise on hopes for Ukraine, sanguine about Greece

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly lower in early trading Wednesday. Investors have their focus turned to Europe, where an emergency meeting of European finance ministers will address Greece’s appeal for more generous bailout conditions. Energy stocks were among the biggest decliners as the price of oil, once again, fell. …read...

    How This Image Became the Best News Photo of the Year
    Feb12

    How This Image Became the Best News Photo of the Year

    This year’s World Press Photo jury surprised many people when it selected Mads Nissen’s portrait of Jon and Alex, a gay couple, during an intimate moment in St. Petersburg, Russia, as the Photo of the Year. But, the jurors tell TIME, its resonance is universal, making it the perfect candidate for the top prize. “We thought it was a...

    10 things you need to know in markets today (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)
    Feb12

    10 things you need to know in markets today (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ)

    Here’s what you need to know. We have an agreement on Ukraine. “The leaders of Germany, France, Russia, and Ukraine have agreed on a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said Thursday,” Reuters reported. “The deal reached after all-night negotiations in the Belarussian capital Minsk...

    Leaders reach cease-fire deal in Ukraine
    Feb12

    Leaders reach cease-fire deal in Ukraine

    MOSCOW —European leaders announced a cease-fire deal for eastern Ukraine on Thursday that includes the front-line withdrawal of heavy weapons, but powerful disagreements remain over the grinding conflict. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Greek PM Tsipras in Brussels as Clock Ticks on EU Bailout
    Feb12

    Greek PM Tsipras in Brussels as Clock Ticks on EU Bailout

    Greece’s radical new prime minister Alexis Tsipras was in Brussels on Thursday to lay out his case for more financial help to fellow EU leaders following finance ministers’ failure to narrow differences overnight. The summit chairman, conservative former Polish premier Donald Tusk, confessed to anxiety about Greece after the newly...